Corporal du Fretay of Free French Air Force receives British Empire Medal.
Title reads: "Free French Airman Hero".
Location of events unknown.
Various C/Us of Corporal du Fretay receiving the British Empire Medal from Air Marshal Pattinson. He is watched by comrades in the Free French Air Force. C/U of du Fretay wearing his medal. M/S of du Fretay on the shoulders of other Free French airmen.
Du Fretay assembled his own aircraft secretly in a Brittany wood and escaped to Britain to train as a pilot with the RAF (Royal Air Force).